A video of a man shooting himself originated on Facebook and has now been circulating on TikTok for days. The TikTok community is advising users to stay away from the platform until the video has been completely removed. Meanwhile, French daily newspaper L’Humanité has published and later unpublished a controversial cartoon - we tell you why.
China has updated its list of technologies that are banned or restricted for export, complicating the looming sale of social media platform TikTok. TikTok's Chinese owner ByteDance has been forced to seek a US buyer after US President Donald Trump signed an executive order effectively banning the app over national security concerns. So far, Oracle and a partnership between Microsoft and Walmart have thrown their hats into the ring to buy up the wildly popular video-sharing app.